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Electronics

Fundamentals for the Water and Wastewater Maintenance Operator, 1st Edition

By Frank R. Spellman, Joanne Drinan

CRC Press

232 pages

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Description

This is the only book series devoted to explaining the full range of specialized areas required of water and wastewater plant operators. Each volume is designed to give operators the basic knowledge of a subject needed for certification, licensure, and improved job performance. Checkpoints, self-tests and a final examination with questions based on actual operator certification exams provide a practical review. All books are clearly illustrated with key ideas and highlighted points throughout. Electronics explains the fundamental structure and operation of the electronic hardware that underlies many automated processes in a treatment plant. It provides an introduction to electrical circuits, diodes, transistors, and transformers, which are explained in the context of device control.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Basic Equations. Direct Current (D-C) Review. The PN Junction Diode. Transistors. Alternating Current (A-C) Review. Resonance. Transistor Amplifiers. Oscillators. Power Supplies. Transformers. Final Review Examination. Appendices. Index.

About the Authors

Spellman, Frank R.; Drinan, Joanne

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply